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Montreal Student Strike Continues after Classes Forced to Reopen
Two days of student protests, arrests after Bill 78 forces students back
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Massive Student Protests Return to Streets of Montreal
Thousands of protesters marched against planned tuition hikes in Montreal, opposing the Liberal government of Premier Jean Charest, two weeks before Quebec's parliamentary elections. The students marched just as they have on the 22nd of every month, for the last six months. Organizers of Wednesday’...
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In Canada's Tar Sands, a Dante's Hell Threatens People Nearby and Across the Globe
In Canada's western province of Alberta, Melina Laboucan-Massimo’s community—the Lubicon Lake Nation —has endured a withering toxic tar sands oil assault, an Armageddon against nature few Americans are fully aware of. Here in the once pristine sub-Arctic, tar sands mining operations level vast...
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Canadian Scientists 'Mourn Death of Evidence' under Harper Government
Protest march will highlight public harm done by gutting of research programs
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Oh Canada: The Harper Government’s Broad Assault on Environment
Outsiders have long viewed Canada as a pristine wilderness destination replete with moose, mountains, and Mounties who always got their man. Recognizing the tourism value of that somewhat dull but wholesome image, successive Canadian governments — both Liberal and Conservative — were content to...
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Thousands Continue Protest in Montreal after Government, Student Talks Fail
Up to 7,000 people took to the streets by mid-afternoon on Saturday, after Quebec government officials walked out on negotiations with student leaders. Quebec students have been protesting since February over Quebec premier Jean Charest's move to sharply increase university tuition. The protesters...
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'Night of Casseroles': Canadian Protesters Expand Beyond Quebec and Single Issue Focus
Citizens across Canada vow to stand with students as protest movement grows beyond Montreal
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Hundreds of Lawyers Join Montreal Uprising to Protest Bill 78
Silent march for Canadian Charter of Rights
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How Students Are Painting Montreal Red
On Wednesday night in Montreal, we shared a long dinner with student organizers, discussing everything from police tactics in Montreal and New York to the necessity of an anti-racist and anti-colonial framework for our movements. Our hosts noticed that, around the time that the nightly 8:30 p.m...
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'Pots & Pans' Sing Solidarity as Defiant Quebec Protests Persist
'You are the pot and we are the spoon!' students tell the government after mass arrests fail to halt protests
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